In honor of the 24th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), we are proud to host an exhibition of artist with disabilities as well as hold a poetry slam with poets or spoken word artists with disabilities at the Institute for Human Centered Design (IHCD).
The Zero Project was initiated by the Essl Foundation in 2010. It is run in partnership with the World Future Council (WFC) since 2011 and with the European Foundation Centre (EFC) since 2013.
The U.S. Access Board has released its final report on accessibility standards for medical diagnostic equipment, such as examination tables, scales, and x-ray machines. These standards will be used to make sure that medical equipment is accessible and usable by people with disabilities.
Enlightening and Empowering People with Disabilities in Africa (EEPD Africa) is an organization founded by Ford Foundation Fellow and former IHCD Intern Sefakor Komabu Pomeyie. EEPD Africa needs your support to fight for the right to education for people with disabilities in Ghana. Education is a human right as it opens doors, expands opportunities and freedom for everybody around the globe. Unfortunately, most people with disabilities in Ghana are not readily enjoying this provision.
Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership, Inc. is a regional nonprofit housing agency serving 30 communities in the Greater Boston area.
The Regional Housing Coordinator will outreach to the network of housing entities, including public housing authorities and private landlords, across MBHP’s greater Boston region in an effort to better serve individuals needing long term care that will allow them to receive services in their community rather than in a long-term care facility.
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Brian Mullen, Ph.D. and CEO of Therapeutic Systems is an entrepreneur, design engineer and researcher with a passion for designing innovative medical products and assistive technologies. He won a Gold Award in 2011 from the highly competitive Mass Challenge.
The Institute for Human Centered Design (IHCD) is pleased to announce a formal collaboration and new project of IHCD: Access Recreation Boston. The project's mission is to increase and enhance recreation opportunities for people with disabilities in the greater Boston area. The leadership team, comprised of some of the area's most innovative leaders in inclusive sport, who include in 2013 Marcin Kunicki, Director of Community Boating's Universal Access Program, Karen Foster, Executive Director of All Out Adventures, Chenine Peloquin, Director of Recreation for EMARC, Tom McCarthy, Director of the Department of Conservation and Recreation's DCR's Universal Access Program.
IAUD Awards 2013 had 38 entries from all over the world. The Awards 2013 Selection Committee judged the entries rigorously and impartially and they selected Grand Award,6 Gold Awards,7 Silver Awards and 14 IAUD Awards of each category. The IAUD Awards 2013 ceremony was held at the site of the “IAUD 10th Anniversary memorial event” on November 21st, 2013 at the FUJI ZEROX R&D SQUARE in Yokohama City.
The Department of Justice announced on Friday, December 6 that a settlement had been reached with Newseum Inc., which owns and operates the Newseum, to address alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).